Oct 20 -

Heart of Glass: The Art of Medical Models

(a) This model shows the main arteries of the brain, including the Circle of Willis and Basilar artery. The measurements of a cadaver casting were used to make this model.

(b) This model includes the trachea and the detailed branches of the bronchial tree. The bronchial rings were added using the measurements from a cadaver casting to make the model look and feel anatomical.

(Source: catafalques)

cat·a·falque noun \ˈka-tə-ˌfȯ(l)k, -ˌfalk\ 1: an ornamental structure sometimes used in funerals for the lying in state of the body 2: a pall-covered coffin-shaped structure used at requiem masses celebrated after burial